Issues in Green Infrastructure: Operations and Maintenance Lessons and Coastal Research Needs

Thelma Gray

Series: Green Research, Developments, and Programs
BISAC: SCI026000




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Green infrastructure reduces stormwater pollution by infiltrating, evapotranspiring, capturing, and using rainwater, and can be used to replace or augment traditional or gray stormwater infrastructure. The use of green infrastructure as a stormwater management strategy can help communities and other stakeholders effectively address some of our nation’s most pressing water quality concerns. This book is intended to provide information for communities and funders to help ensure that the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funded green infrastructure projects are operated and maintained to optimize long-term performance and effectively assist communities in reducing stormwater runoff and improving water quality. This book also provides research needs for coastal green infrastructure.
(Imprint: Nova)

pp. vii

Chapter 1
The Importance of Operation and Maintenance for the Long-Term Success of Green Infrastructure: A Review of Green Infrastructure O&M Practices in ARRA Clean Water State Revolving Funds Projects
(Environmental Protection Agency)
pp. 1-72

Chapter 2
Ecosystem-Service Assessment: Research Needs for Coastal Green Infrastructure
(Coastal Green Infrastructure and Ecosystem Services Task Force)
pp. 73-134

pp. 135-143

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